Architecture Firms


The practice of architecture or the offer to practice architecture in this state by individual licensed architects under a legal entity.



You must be registered with the Secretary of State in Connecticut as a domestic or foreign firm at the time of this application.


Ownership Requirements:

  • Limited liability companies must have two-thirds ownership by CT licensed architects.
  • Regular “S” corporations have no license individual ownership requirement.
    • Chief Executive Officer must be identified and be a CT licensed architect.
  • Professional “P” corporation must have two-thirds ownership by CT licensed architects.
    • Chief executive officer must be identified and be a CT license architect.


Architect Licensing for Individuals


Required Documentation:

A complete Licensee Responsible for Signing and Sealing Form signed by licensee and the firm for each individual.


New Application:

  • Legal entities (both in-state and out-of-state) must register their business with the CT Secretary of State’s Office prior to applying.
  • NOTE: The legal entity name you choose should not include reference to services that you are not registered to offer in Connecticut.  For example: ABC Engineering and Architecture LLC will not be issued a registration for architecture without also obtaining a registration for engineering.
  • If your legal entity will provide a combination of professional services in Connecticut, you may wish to apply as a Joint Practice.
  • Application fee of $50.00 is non-refundable.


Applications, Forms & Other:


All firm registrations expire annually on July 31st.  The renewal fee is $220.00.


Online Renewal Link



All firms can reinstate provided their registration has expired for less than 3 years.  Over 3 years would require a new application.


Online Reinstatement Link




Laws and Regulations

Architectural Licensing Board


Email for licensing inquiries:




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